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Sequence Media Group Announces Veteran Business Leader Craig Doyle Takes Helm as President

And Note Financing Transaction

SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 01/08/14 -- Sequence Media Group (SMG), which leverages the powerful broadcasting medium of the internet to reach targeted high value audiences, announced today that Craig Doyle, an executive with 25+ years of leadership in building and growing companies and serving in the military, has been named its President. As President, Mr. Doyle will be responsible for implementing growth strategies, media production operations, and financial performance. He spent 60 days with SMG as a consultant prior to accepting the senior management position.

SMG news media video platforms help supplement and magnify clients' existing marketing and branding campaigns; therefore putting them on the cutting edge of social graph networking, marketing, and lead generation. Their state of the art video production and innovative media skills produce powerful customized broadcast, narrowcast properties, and content that, when distributed through niche' broadcast and media channels, creates dominant search results in desired target markets. SMG contributes measurably to its clients' success making a partnership with Sequence Media Group one of the most cost effective investments possible in enterprise media, virtual marketing, and public relations strategy.

Craig Doyle has served extensively in business, military, and community service organization leadership. Craig's recent business leadership includes Arizona Market President for Comerica Bank, and previous Commercial, Business and Consumer Banking Executive Vice President positions during his career in the financial services industry. As a Management Consultant for AT Kearney and PricewaterhouseCoopers, he implemented programs improving business performance for large financial institutions based in North America, Asia and Europe. He earned his MBA from Wharton University of Pennsylvania, Masters in Strategic Studies, U.S. Army War College, and a B.S. in Business Administration - Marketing, Arizona State University. During Captain Doyle's career in the Navy Reserve, he served in both reserve and active duty leadership roles. He returned to active duty in 2012 as the first reserve officer to lead a theater-wide logistics operation, Navy Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka, Japan as its Commanding Officer. He served in the Operation Iraqi Freedom during 2006-2007 as a Multi-National Force Iraq - Coalition Operations Officer, and a short-term active duty assignment at U.S. Special Operations Command in 2009.

As an advocate for Arizona's Economic Development and pro-business public policy, he has served as a member of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry Board of Directors, Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA), Arizona Bankers Association, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, Arizona Technology Council, the City of Phoenix Economic Development Steering Committee, and the Phoenix Regional Air Cargo Planning Study Advisory Committee. Furthermore, his community leadership also includes serving on the board (former chair) of EMPACT-SPC, La Frontera Arizona, a not-for-profit providing suicide and sexual assault crisis response and counseling services. Additionally, he spearheaded the formation of Rally Point, EMPACT-SPC's Veteran Services Center.

Mark Wahlstrom, Chairman & CEO of Legal Broadcast Network, LLC (LBN) dba Sequence Media Group stated "We are extremely pleased to have Craig Doyle join the SMG team as President. To attract a person with his experience and track record to help guide the Company's growth from its current successful platform is a major milestone for SMG." Mr. Wahlstrom further commented, "The Company completed a senior secured note financing transaction on December 31, 2013. The lead secured investor was Miller Investments, Inc., a part of The Miller Group (TMG). TMG's affiliated entity is an equity owner in LBN and they are strategic advisors to the Company and we appreciate our partnership with them as well as their continued support. Along with The Miller Group, we have outstanding legal and accounting professionals; with support from Joseph M. Crabb, Partner and outside counsel with the international law firm of Squires Sanders, LLP, plus Managing Partner, Ray Roberts, CPA of our PCOAB auditing firm, Accounting & Consulting Group, LLC."

Craig Doyle commented, "My past experience in developing and executing strategies in business and military will be very applicable in building SMG. The correlation with 'Network Centric Warfare' in the military is transferable to the Company and the way it helps its clients win in business through well-defined, scalable network strategies."

Mr. Doyle continued, "I am eager to guide its rapid expanding proven branding, virtual marketing, and public relations model in the legal profession to other industry verticals, including: Medical, Dental, Health, Wellness, Financial Services, Life-Styles, Commercial, and Consumer Products. As a Company executive who participated in the senior debt round of financing for SMG, this confirms my strong commitment to be an integral part of building our team and building a unique position as one of the media industries most innovative leaders."

Rudy R. Miller, Chairman, President & CEO of Miller Investments, Inc., an affiliate of The Miller Group (TMG), a Scottsdale based Venture Capital, Private Equity and Management Consulting firm stated, "We have invested in and represented a number of media companies over the years, including JACOR Communications, REGENT Communications, Bowlin Outdoor Advertising, and publishers of the Ritz Carlton Magazine, as well as being the majority investor in a syndicated television/cable business show 'Wall Street Awareness Network' and numerous other public and private companies."

Mr. Miller said, "We believe that the Digital Media/Video space is one of the fastest growing markets in the world today. SMG is an award winning producer of original news and creative video content. Plus, many of its networks are also certified by major search engines, and the Company is indeed well positioned in the market place. Our firm is a meaningful Equity Partner/Advisor and we look forward to assisting the Company reach its growth objectives."

About Legal Broadcast Network (LBN) dba Sequence Media Group (SMG) Visit: www.legalbroadcastnetwork.com, and www.sequencemediagroup.com

About The Miller Group Visit: www.themillergroup.net

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